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August Burns Red have started working on their eighth full-length studio album and teased fans about when they’ll get to hear it

Earlier this summer, the band’s vocalist Jake Luhrs talked a bit about new music they were working on, but no album was confirmed. 

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“We’ve been working pretty hard on writing,” Luhrs said. “We’re definitely excited about the direction and the growth that August Burns Red is going. We’re going to still keep it real aggressive and heavy, but I think there’s a lot of cool, different dynamics.” 

“The direction that the band is going as far as songwriters is really kind of cool, and I think it’s going to be a little bit more the ability to digest the music – not saying it’s going to get any more simplified per se, but it’s going to be easier for the listener to really grasp what’s going on,” he continued. 

He then went on to explain what he meant by that to give some insight as to what it will sound like. 

“A lot of times on previous albums, we’ve decided to go off to a different place where it’s very progressive and really outside the box,” he said.  “We’ve played with that a little bit, and it’s really cool, because if you listen to all the albums … they’re not the same. This record, you can see the growth and see the changes. I think it’s really important for us to continue to do that.” 

Now, we have confirmation that they’re working on the album. You can see their posts below. 


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It has begun…#NewABR

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Just a little taste…#NewABR

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The band’s last full-length album was 2017’s Phantom Anthem, but they have put out a remastered version of their 2009 record Constellations this summer. You can listen to both of those below. 

More August Burns Red news

August Burns Red have announced their very own Constellations beer in honor of the album’s 10 year anniversary. 

The band tweeted a video of the cans being produced where you can see the label for the beer. 

The beverage is brewed in collaboration with Elder Pine Brewing, which is based in Maryland. It is for sale in the state. Check out the band’s tweet below. 

How excited are you for the next August Burns Red album? Sound off in the comments down below!

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